In September Ukraine exported $160.12 million worth of long rolled products, with imports on the level of $12.03 million.
In 2015 Ukrainian metal companies are expected to produce 23.5 million tons of steel, down by 13% YoY, due to the military activity in Lugansk and Donetsk regions, infrastructure destruction and works halts.
In September Ukraine produced 2060 thousand tons of steel, up by 7.3%, or by 140 thousand tons MoM.
In September Ukraine produced 2033 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 5.5%, or by 106 thousand tons MoM.
In September Ukraine produced 1755 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 2%, or by 34 thousand tons MoM.
A new UGMK metal supermarket with indoor warehouse was opened in Kiev in 7 Borispolskaya Str. near the Darnitsa railway station.
In September Ukrainian metal companies consumed 154 million cubic meters of gas, up by 1.3%, or by 2 million cubic meters MoM.
The State Financial Inspection has finished checking the state enterprise Volynugol. For less than 3 years the company management embezzled 45.8 million UAH. Their violations accounted for over 7 million UAH, while the non-received profit totaled 38.7 million UAH.
In January-September Ukraine produced 643.4 thousand tons of ferrous pipes, down by 41.9% YoY.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR66.478* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.185* Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max min max min max July 206.47 228.65 237.80 288.63 240.00 245.00 240.00 270.00 August 180.98 228.65 222.88 289.94 225.00 240.00 230.00 240.00…Details
Energomashspetsstal will produce another batch of back-up rolls for ArcelorMittal. The companies have been cooperating since 2011.
Despite the words of Zakharchenko, the head of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization, supported by Russia, Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works belongs to Metinvest and has no dealings with the terrorists.
Month Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH21.185* min max July 302.04 302.04 August 302.04 302.04 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.08.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)Details
In September Dneprospetsstal increased steel output. The works produced 21442 tons of steel, up by 15.7% MoM.
The Eurasian Economic Union intends to impose antidumping duties on Ukrainian wheels for railroad cars.